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IBARC Investigates Edison Research Limited

|Includes: GWPH, GW Pharmaceuticals Plc. (GWPRF), HEMP, MJNA



The International Bank Activities Reform Commission (IBARC) is investigating whether or not Edison Investment Research was involved in insider trading in various US Based stocks related to HEMP and MJNA.

EDISON INVESTMENT RESEARCH LIMITED Edison Investment Research Limited (Edison) is a leading international investment research company. Edison and its subsidiaries (Edison Group) have won industry recognition, with awards both in Europe and internationally. The team of 110 includes over 60 analysts supported by a department of supervisory analysts, editors and assistants. Edison writes on more than 400 companies across every sector and works directly with corporates, fund managers, investment banks, brokers and other advisers. Edison's research is read by institutional investors, alternative funds and wealth managers in more than 100 countries. Edison, founded in 2003, has offices in London, New York, Sydney and Wellington. Edison is authorised and regulated by the United Kingdom's Financial Services Authority ( Edison Investment Research (NZ) Limited (Edison NZ) is the New Zealand subsidiary of Edison. Edison NZ is registered on the New Zealand Financial Service Providers Register (FSP number 247505) and is registered to provide wholesale and/or generic financial adviser services only. DISCLAIMER Copyright 2013 Edison Investment Research Limited. All rights reserved. This report has been commissioned by GW Pharmaceuticals and prepared and issued by Edison for publication globally. All information used in the publication of this report has been compiled from publicly available sources that are believed to be reliable, however we do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of this report. Opinions contained in this report represent those of the research department of Edison at the time of publication. The research in this document is intended for New Zealand resident professional financial advisers or brokers (for use in their roles as financial advisers or brokers) and habitual investors who are "wholesale clients" for the purpose of the Financial Advisers Act 2008 (NYSEARCA:FAA) (as described in sections 5(c)(1)(a), (b) and (c) of the FAA). It is not intended for retail clients. This is not a solicitation or inducement to buy, sell, subscribe, or underwrite securities. This document is provided for information purposes only and should not be construed as an offer or solicitation for investment. Edison has a restrictive policy relating to personal dealing. Edison Group does not conduct an investment business and, accordingly, does not hold any positions in the securities mentioned in this report. However, their respective directors, officers, employees and contractors may have a position in any or related securities mentioned in this report. Edison or its affiliates may perform services or solicit business from any of the companies mentioned in this report. The value of securities mentioned in this report can fall as well as rise and are subject to large and sudden swings. In addition it may be difficult or not possible to buy, sell or obtain accurate information about the value of securities mentioned in this report. Past performance is not necessarily a guide to future performance. Forward-looking information or statements in this report contain information that is based on assumptions, forecasts of future results, estimates of amounts not yet determinable, and therefore involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of their subject matter to be materially different from current expectations. For the purpose of the FAA, the content of this report is of a general nature, is intended as a source of general information only and is not intended to constitute a recommendation or opinion in relation to acquiring or disposing (including refraining from acquiring or disposing) of securities. The distribution of this document is not a "personalised service" and, to the extent that it contains any financial advice, is intended only as a "class service" provided by Edison within the meaning of the FAA (ie without taking into account the particular financial situation or goals of any person). As such, it should not be relied upon in making an investment decision. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Edison, its affiliates and contractors, and their respective directors, officers and employees will not be liable for any loss or damage arising as a result of reliance being placed on any of the information contained in this report and do not guarantee the returns on investments in the products discussed in this publication.

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, but may initiate a short position in OTCPK:GWPRF, GWPH, OTCPK:HEMP, OTCPK:MJNA over the next 72 hours.

Additional disclosure: IBARC is funded by the Infinite Freedom Foundations in Budapest, Hungary.